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Dorking Community Recycling Centre

What and where you can recycle

From 7 May 2019 Dorking Community Recycling Centre (CRC) became a 'recycling only' centre and any non-recyclable materials will no longer be accepted at this site.

In addition vans, pickups and trailers will no longer be able to access this site.

The nearest alternative sites are Leatherhead CRC and Earlswood CRC.

Please see our webpage: Changes to our community recycling centres, for more information, and below for details on what you can bring and what you cannot bring to Dorking CRC.


Opening times

  • Monday to Thursday - closed (view the nearest community recycling centre to Dorking).
  • Friday - 8am to 4pm
  • Weekends - 9am to 4pm
  • The centre is open as usual on Bank Holidays with the exception of Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years Day when the centre is closed

The centre can close for up to 30 minutes during the day while full containers are exchanged and waste compacted. View your nearest CRC alternative when Dorking is closed.


Contact details

  • Address: Ranmore Road, Dorking, Surrey RH4 1TL
  • Telephone: 01306 887 471 (If this number is busy or switches over to the fax, please try again later or contact SUEZ Surrey on 020 8329 1030).

For safety, pedestrians cannot walk into this centre.

Before your visit, please check Dorking CRC's site plan (PDF).



What you cannot bring

  • Asbestos
  • Business waste
  • Black bag waste
  • Carpets
  • Furniture
  • Hard plastics
  • Hazardous waste e.g garden chemicals and paint
  • Wood and timber
  • Hard-core, rubble and soil
  • Plasterboard
  • Roofing felt
  • Tyres

Please note:

  • You will not be able to dispose of your recycling at Dorking CRC, in a van, pickup or trailer.
  • If you bring both recyclable waste and non-recyclable waste to these sites, you will only be allowed to dispose of your recyclable waste.
  • Staff have been provided with training and guidance to assess your waste, and their decision is final.
  • The law states that the council may restrict the availability of specified places to specified descriptions of waste.

Where you can take your non-recyclable waste


Vehicle restrictions

Vans, pick-ups and trailers will no longer be able to access this site. The nearest alternative site is Leatherhead CRC.

Files available to download

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